International Sports Games «Children of Asia» will be held in Yakutia Yakutsk

CHILDREN OF ASIA V International Sports Games

First  international  sports  games «Children of Asia» was  held  at  the initiative  of  the  first President  of  the Republic  of  Sakha (Yakutia),  Mikhail Nikolayev in 1996, the year  of  the  100th anniversary  of  the Olympic Games.
The main  objectives  of  the  Games  are  consolidation of  the  friendship  between  the  children  of  the  Asian continent  and  the Russian  regions,  increasing  sporting  skills,  identifying  top  athletes for  preparing of  the reserve  in the Olympic  teams  of  the  countries,  development, promotion  and  systematization  of sports for disabled children.
International Sports Games «Children of Asia» unite a lot of  Asian countries, the  countries of  the Commonwealth  of  Independent  States and  the Russian Federation  to promote  sports  for children and  youth, to  strengthen the  friendship and understanding  between children from different countries,  to promote  the  ideas of  the Olympic  movement  among  young  people,  to strengthen  peace  around  the  world.
The  motto  of  the  Games  is «From Friendship in sport  to peace on the Earth», which is carrying out through  an embodiment  of  not  only sports, but  also  various  children’s  art  festivals. It fully meets  the   intentions  of  the founder of  the  modern Olympics,  Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
For many young athletes from different countries the Games «Children of Asia» become one of the major sporting  events  in their life  and  the  springboard to the big-time  sports.
Press Service of   Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan  of  sports  and  physical  training affairs.
June 21, 2012

From 5 to 15 of July the fifth international sports games “Children of Asia” will take place in the Republic of Yakutia (Sakha, Russia). The Kazakhstan team plans to perform in 15 sports, around 100 junior athletes will attend this competition. Age of the participants is under 16 years. For the first time in the program of athletic games there will be athletic competitions among disabled athletes .

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